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Build your Vocabulary with more than 1300+ free online practice questions/words

The GRE verbal reasoning section is most difficult and requires maximum preparation (Good vocabulary is key to success). The verbal test is scored on a scale of 130-170, in 1-point increments. GRE Verbal exam has questions on Reading Comprehension, Text Completion, Sentence Equivalence.

The test consists of 1300+ questions. You have to select right synonym.


  dullness/not allowing light to pass through
  refuse to approve of
  close connection; relationship

Use of opaqueness in news...

His presidency has been mired in secrecy and opaqueness ever since he signed the pledge. His administration has frequently denied Freedom Of Information requests, debated the health care issue behind closed doors despite a pledge to do so openly, ...

This is opaqueness and misinformation is not befitting of a self-described nerd, nor of democracy. There's no essential good of getting a budget done early if the public is shielded from knowing just how the money is being spent. ...

“An enormous problem with Fannie and Freddie is their opaqueness. In the recent crisis, it was very difficult to understand how risky they were until it was too late,” he said. DeMarco also raised concerns with another bill introduced May 13 that would ...

Investors are wary of the strategic intent of management and any perceived opaqueness. The London market, in particular, has proved a tough venue for listings. “The London market has been seen as an easier place to have a quote, but as advisers chase ...

Stygian doesn't begin to do justice to describe the opaqueness of FIFA politics, where the only currency that really has any clout is, well, currency - seemingly of any denomination but preferably US dollars. The month-long wave of current indignation ...

Toughest GRE Words

Below are some words (from our collection of 1300+ words) which were answered wrong by most users..
  • quibble : try to avoid by sophistication
  • arrant : in the highest degree
  • recreancy : cowardly
  • foment : put something warm (to lessen the pain)
  • lucubrate : write in scholarly fashion

How Important is Verbal GRE?
Lot of international students ask... : I have a good score in TOEFL and ..if GRE Verbal really important? The short answer is YES. Again to improve vocabulary learn words/synonyms and their usage. Practice as much as you can. Reading quality text is very important(swallowing vocab words may not help a lot).

GRE word list will help in GRE Sentence Equivalence and Text Completion questions. These type of questions are added from Aug 2011 GRE Test. We belive GRE sample questions with word usage will help you to score more!

Good Luck with your 2014 GRE exams!
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